Bereavement Interventions and care in Europe

B. Wagner, P.A. Boelen, C. Killikelly

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In the 11th edition of the International Classificationof Diseases (ICD-11) the diagnostic criteria of pro-longed grief disorder (PGD) is included as a newmental disorder. Consequently, there is a growingneed for high-quality mental health care for bereavedpersons. This care encompasses different forms of helpfor different levels of grief and can be conceptualizedfrom a stepped care perspective in which (1) low-threshold Internet-based interventions, which couldbe appropriate for high-risk groups with subsyndromalPGD, (2) psychotherapy for patients suffering alreadyof PGD. This symposium will describe current bereave-ment interventions studies for bereaved children andbereaved siblings. Further, an overview will be given ofthe state of the field for European-based bereavementinterventions. The network for Bereavement Researchand Care in Europe (BRACE) will be introduced.
Original languageEnglish
Article number1613834
Pages (from-to)1-1
JournalEuropean Journal of Psychotraumatology
Issue numbersup1
Publication statusPublished - 2019
Event16th ESTSS Conference: Trauma in transition: Building bridges - Conference Centre 'De Doelen', Rotterdam, Netherlands
Duration: 14 Jun 201916 Jun 2019


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